Worldwide Stroke Burden Predicted to Soar along with Rise in Percentage of Young Adults Affected

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Stroke Burden Wordwide Predicted to
Stroke Burden Wordwide Predicted to

The new stroke findings published online October 24 in 2 papers in The Lancet and The Lancet Global Health report a disturbing rise in stroke rate in young adults .  The report warns if these trends continue, stroke deaths, survivors, and disability and illness will more than double by 2030 (to 12 million, 70 million, and 200 million, respectively).

Here’s more press headlines from several worldwide outlets that have picked up on this grim stroke news.

The burden of stroke is increasing worldwide, particularly among young and middle-aged adults and in low- and middle-income countries, according to new …read more…  Global Stroke Burden on the Rise in Younger Adults

Stroke rates among young and middle-aged people worldwide are increasing and these groups now account for …read more…  Stroke affecting younger people worldwide

The global burden of stroke is climbing steeply and could more than double by 2030, the latest data suggest. Authors of a report published today in The Lancet …read more…. Stroke burden set to double by 2030

Ever younger people are suffering strokes, according to two new studies that warned death, disability and illness from strokes could double by 2030, partly due …read more… Stroke affecting younger people: studies 

The conference is supported by the World Stroke Organization and World It will cover the acute stroke presentation, complications and interventions…read more…. Experts discuss key stroke issues 

A major 20-year study into stroke, a condition traditionally associated with old age, has found that it is increasingly affecting young and middle aged more… Rise in younger people suffering strokes 

Bottom Line: Plan?  A Bright Mind Might Try Early Awareness and Prevention.

Published by David Dansereau

Licensed Physical Therapist, Nutritionist and Author in private consulting practice at SmartMovesPT. is my blog and members resource to raise stroke awareness and educate the public about reducing stroke risk as well as provide tips, tools and review new technologies for stroke recovery. Learn about my book, Body in Balance sold on Amazon at Listen to the Know Stroke Podcast here:

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